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by Aveline MacQuoid on June 2, 2022

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Ocean’s Eleven

This movie has earned its spot at number 10 for being one of the most exciting and funniest movies about gambling. The film is set at the Bellagio hotel in Las Vegas where an impressive cast including Geroge Clooney, Matt Damon, Brad Pitt, and many more plan to rob the casino for $160 million. 

This movie has everything from tense moments to emotional scenes that will keep you on the edge of your seat the entire time. You are left wondering if they will pull off the heist of the century or if it will all come crashing down. The dialogue between characters is both charming and funny, making it extremely engaging and entertaining to watch. If you are looking for a fun watch that will get your heart racing then make sure to check out Ocean’s Eleven.

Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope

If you haven’t heard of Star Wars yet then perhaps you have been living under a rock. Episode IV – A New Hope has gained its spot in the top 10 movies of all time at number 9. It is thought that this movie in particular was the one that made the franchise a global phenomenon. With impressive special effects, a mesmerizing soundtrack, and a captivating storyline, this film has it all.

It tells the story of Princess Leia, played by Carrie Fisher, who has been captured by the Imperial forces, and the efforts of Luke Skywalker and Han Solo to rescue her. With the help of the two loyal companions C-3PO and R2-D2 they set out to restore justice to the galaxy with the Rebel Alliance and defeat Darth Vadar played by David Prowse.

The Lord Of The Rings: The Return Of The King

The Lord of the Rings is debated as being the best trilogy of all time. This movie in particular has everything you would want in a story about Middle Earth. From camera work to the soundtrack and incredibly gripping scenes, The Return of the King is a 3-hour-long masterpiece that will have your full attention the entire time.

Back To The Future

If you enjoy movies that meddle with time travel then you must check out Back to the Future. Marty McFly, a teenager living in the 80s, helps out his good friend Doc Brown. This results in him traveling back in time where he races against time to make his parents love each other and fix the mistakes of the past. You are kept on the edge of your seat wondering if he will make it in time and the ending is just as epic as the rest of the film.

Pulp Fiction

If you enjoy lots of violence and unexpected turns then Pulp Fiction might be the film for you. Because there is not one main character you are able to connect to multiple characters which allows you to appreciate the depth of their personalities. Quentin Tarintino is up there with the greatest directors of all time and he doesn’t miss in this film. With several stories and incredible cinematography, you won’t be bored watching this hilarious and gripping masterpiece.

Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back

This film is arguably the greatest Sci-Fi movie ever to exist. It brings a lot of what Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope brought to the table with state-of-the-art CGI and a gripping storyline that leaves you full of suspense until the very end. What this film gives that other Star Wars films lack, is a deeper connection to the characters that makes you really feel for the characters and evokes an emotional response in you that wouldn’t expect.

The Shawshank Redemption

Some people have this film at the number 1 spot as the greatest film of all time. It is easy to see how it is so popular. With an incredible plot, impressive acting, and mesmerizing cinematography this film has everything you would want. From the very start, you form a strong connection to the characters, rooting for their success and incredibly moved by the outcome. Make sure to check this film out if you enjoy an emotional rollercoaster.

The Dark Knight

If you are a fan of Arkham universe and you haven’t seen The Dark Knight I’m not sure what you are doing. With Heath Ledger giving the performance of his life as the joker, this film is jam-packed with action, dark humor, and thrill. Hans Zimmer composed a lot of the soundtrack for this film so you can imagine the suspense created whilst watching this masterpiece.

The GodFather

Any film about the mafia will always come second to The God Father. This film is the definition of an instant classic. The storytelling is just incredible with beautiful character development that makes you believe the actors are real. The script feels so real that you believe you are watching a documentary about the mafia and there are countless scenes that evoke a strong emotional response in you. Because this film has been said to alter how films were made, its influence is undeniable and for that reason, many people have it at the number one spot.

Forrest Gump

Forrest Gump takes the number one spot for best movie of all time. This has been a hot topic that is highly debated but the storyline, dialogue, and cinematography make it an instant masterpiece. If you enjoy emotional rollercoasters that will make you laugh and cry then you should definitely give Forrest Gump a watch.

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